at one time or another

at one time or another

on different occasions Studies show nearly half of all Americans have had trouble sleeping at one time or another.
Related vocabulary: at times
See also: another, one, time

at one time or another

On various separate occasions. For example, At one time or another I've considered replacing the furnace, but so far I haven't done so . [Early 1600s]
See also: another, one, time